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  1. New ED Nurse
    I've been in those shoes. My best advise is to make yourself a "brain sheet" to help keep you organized throughout your shift, and keep a blank index card in your pocket. Jot down things you need to...
    Jan 25
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  2. NJ Catholic School
    This might be a stretch, and I'm sure it varies boldly, but I was curious to know if anyone has an insight to NJ Catholic School nurse salaries? I'm also interviewing at a charter school in a large...
    Jan 10
    Forum: School Nurses
  3. Newish Grad: I want your honest feedback
    I've been an LPN since 2007 and have worked in a pediatric LTC/Sub-acute ever since. (Think CP, seizure disorders, trach/vent dependant, TBIs, spinal cord injuries, GTsetc)... I've also worked per...
    Dec 20, '13
    Forum: Pediatric Nursing
  4. RN pay in NJ
    My best estimate is in the low $30's.
    Aug 26, '13
    Forum: New Jersey Nursing
  5. Does anyone have any idea about pay rates for RNs as part of Summit Medical group in
    berkley heights? The idea of monday-friday, 8-5 work sounds kind of nice, but I'm curious about their pay rates...
    Aug 23, '13
    Forum: New Jersey Nursing
  6. Any Excelsior grads have a hard time finding employment?
    I've been at my hospital for 6 years and asked from feedback from HR before starting Excelsior. I was told by two HR recruiters that the state board exam is the equalizer in their eyes---as long as I...
    Aug 14, '13
    Forum: Excelsior College Online Nursing
  7. Queens, NY CPNE
    Passed there in June...hardest test of my life, but highly recommend the site. CA's and CE's were very supportive
    Aug 14, '13
    Forum: Excelsior College Online Nursing
  8. I'm fairly certain ER nursing will make me quit nursing in general.
    I was hired with 4 other LPNs and a new grad RN who had been an ER tech for a while. There are only 2 of us left (both LPNs)... I think one of the biggest problems is that the LPN scope of...
    Jan 18, '13
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  9. I'm fairly certain ER nursing will make me quit nursing in general.
    Maybe I'm just venting here...or searching for some sort of validation... I love being a nurse. It is a part of who I am to the core of my being. I legitimately can't imagine doing anything with...
    Jan 18, '13
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  10. Brain Sheet
    I have one that I used in the ED all the time...it's stored on my work computer, so I'll send it to ya when I get back in on Saturday
    Jan 11, '13
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  11. CPNE Grid
    I've seen a lot of people mention their CPNE grid on the boards here and on various websites. I can't however find anything about it in the cpne study guide. Is it just something that people have...
    Jan 11, '13
    Forum: Excelsior College Online Nursing
  12. NJ CPNE
    won't let me pm you---I haven't posted enough to be able to do so...my reg email kdids520@aol.com
    Jan 11, '13
    Forum: Excelsior College Online Nursing
  13. NJ CPNE
    Where in jersey are you? I just sent in my application and am in Woodbridge.
    Jan 4, '13
    Forum: Excelsior College Online Nursing
  14. question about timeframes
    I've done one a month while working full time (36) hrs, and part time a few hours a week. It's just me and the hubby, so I have little distraction. If you can do 8-10 hrs a week of studying, once a...
    Nov 5, '12
    Forum: Excelsior College Online Nursing
  15. CPNE New York Hospital Queens????
    I'm eager to see replies to this as I had the exact same questions. (Jersey girl, here!)
    Nov 5, '12
    Forum: Excelsior College Online Nursing
  16. Any NJ Excelsior Grads??
    I specifically asked the HR department at my hospital if they hire excelsior grads---they said absolutely. I also work per diem in a major ER in newark (as an LPN) and they hired me with two nurses...
    Aug 25, '12
    Forum: Excelsior College Online Nursing
  17. RN applying for CNA position
    Be careful about this. I was always told not to "work below my license" as it presents some liability issues.
    Jul 20, '12
    Forum: Nursing Resume Help
  18. Maybe I just don't know...
    A little background on myself: I've been an LPN for 5 years and am almost done with my RN. I expect to graduate in December. I took a per diem job working in a Level II ER. There is so much to learn...
    Jul 20, '12
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  19. Patients hitting on nurses
    As a nursing student, we were doing our clinical rotation in a nursing home. We were told to do AM care for our patients and help them get up and dressed for the day. I was assigned to an elderly man...
    Jul 20, '12
    Forum: Nurses Rock
  20. Practice Exams
    Hi all, I'm taking my first exam (health safety) on Friday and just finished taking my second part of the EC practice exam. On the first one I got a 76, the second I got a 70. I know I have some...
    Apr 2, '12
    Forum: Excelsior College Online Nursing
  21. NJ Nurses?
    hey everyone! i started my excelsior journy this month and am looking for some people to start a study group with. ideally, i'd like to get together once a week with someone to help keep on target. ...
    Mar 2, '12
    Forum: Excelsior College Online Nursing


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